ACHIEVING  THE  PROMISE  OF  VDI  WITH     DELL  EMC  

It’s  a  new  era  in  IT.  The  end-­user  workforce  is  mobile,  social,  and  putting  huge  strains  on  your  Virtual  Desktop  Infrastructure  (VDI).  It’s  time  for  a  new   model,  one  that  liberates  you  from  costly  infrastructure  maintenance  and  delivers  the  service  and  availability  end-­users  demand. Yet,  the  complexities  of  implementing  VDI  at  scale,  specifically  having

Converged Infrastructure Systems Comparative Assessment

The importance of IT has never been greater. Companies are transforming their business models with digital technologies, leveraging emerging mobile and social platforms, and increasingly operating online. And all of these developments are powered by IT innovation. Yet, IT departments face critical challenges in meeting the ever-increasing demands of the business. With new generations of

A Practical Guide for Evaluating the Value of VCE Converged Infrastructure for Data Center Modernization

Cloud computing is transforming IT in terms of how services are delivered, how infrastructure is deployed and managed, and how IT organizations structure themselves. For the purposes of this study, Forrester is defining a cloud solution as having three major characteristics:“self-service access, full automation of processes and policies, and metering and tracking of usage.”1 It

Agile BI and Reporting Solutions

In today’s global, dynamic environment, agile and pervasive business intelligence (BI) is critical to success. Traditional approaches to BI separate transactional and analytical data through physical data replication resulting in complex, multi-tiered BI infrastructures that were not designed to be agile. Despite advances in BI technology, the traditional approach struggles to access dynamic data across

Data Virtualization Goes Mainstream

Over the past 25 years, the revolution of business information systems and their corresponding data stores have transformed how global organizations produce and use information. This has happened in three parallel realms across overlapping time frames – enterprise business applications, personal productivity and content applications, and the Web. Learn more by downloading this whitepaper

Data Warehouse Off-loading

The data warehouse off-loading cookbook is a deep dive into one of the data virtualization patterns that are vital in a modern data processing infrastructure. This document will explain what a hybrid data warehouse is, what role each of the components plays in the big picture and how to implement successful data warehouse offloading in

The State of Virtualization: Overcoming Management Complexity Challenges and Benefits of Optimized Infrastructures

If one technology has changed how companies have done business over the past decade, it’s server virtualization. Virtualization has allowed IT to “run faster and jump higher,” offering IT capabilities that are not available with physical servers. Server virtualization has evolved beyond simple test and development environments to become an accepted practice, providing substantial operational

Developing a Cap-and-Grow Strategy

There are many ways to take advantage of the rich set of collaboration tools provided by Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Lync). IT leaders should consider a cap-and-grow strategy where investment dollars in legacy systems are capped and the financial and IT resources are reallocated to grow Skype for Business.